June 24, 2015

The National Retail Federation praised the Senate’s passage on Wednesday of Trade Promotion Authority

June 19, 2015

The Home Depot is focused on making goods flow more smoothly.

June 17, 2015

Fashion retailer Rent the Runway has hired industry veteran Chris Halkyard as the company's first chief logistics officer, effective Aug. 1.

June 17, 2015

Fashion retailer Rent the Runway has hired industry veteran Chris Halkyard as the company's first chief logistics officer, effective Aug. 1.

June 16, 2015

Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its global supply chain functions and merchandising organizations.

June 16, 2015

Amazon is considering paying ordinary people (as opposed to shippers such as FedEx or UPS) to deliver packages as part of a crowdsourced delivery program.

June 16, 2015

The 550,000-sq.-ft. facility will service retail distribution to the country's 48 store locations and e-commerce operations throughout France.

June 9, 2015

Amazon.com is going big in Texas with the announcement that it will open its fourth fulfillment center in the state.

June 9, 2015

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports has returned to normal levels following ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

June 9, 2015

According to new research from IHL Group, by fixing problems such as out-of-stocks and excess inventory from overstocks, retailers could improve their revenues by 7.5%.

June 5, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is publicly supporting legislation that would amend the federal Taft-Hartley Act to allow governors to intervene in port labor disputes rather than being required to ask the White House to do so.

June 4, 2015

GS1 US has recognized three companies with GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards.

June 3, 2015

When it comes to transportation and logistics management considerations, the retail industry is a completely different beast. From strict deadlines and razor thin margins to challenges dealing with “reverse logistics,” complex dynamics exist between retailers, manufacturers/suppliers and transportation carriers that present unique challenges for getting inventory from Point A to Point B (and sometimes back again).

June 3, 2015

When it comes to transportation and logistics management considerations, the retail industry is a completely different beast. From strict deadlines and razor thin margins to challenges dealing with “reverse logistics,” complex dynamics exist between retailers, manufacturers/suppliers and transportation carriers that present unique challenges for getting inventory from Point A to Point B (and sometimes back again).

June 3, 2015

Von Maur Department Stores has completed the installation of a new shipping and receiving material handling system in Von Maur's distribution center in Davenport, Iowa.

June 2, 2015

When it comes to supply chain security, most retailers are diligent about things like locking up warehouses and vehicles.

June 2, 2015

When it comes to supply chain security, most retailers are diligent about things like locking up warehouses and vehicles.

May 28, 2015

Amazon is upping the ante with physical retailers with its launch of free same-day delivery for orders of more than $35 to members of its Prime program.

May 21, 2015

Auburn University's new RFID Lab held its grand opening May 21, during which Amazon.com announced a joint project with the university to explore the business case for the implementation of RFID within the Amazon supply chain.

May 21, 2015

Ikea plans to open a 397,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Mississauga Ontario in October.

May 19, 2015

The Limited is launching a new program called Reserve Online, Ready In-Store, that allows customers to shop TheLimited.com and place items on hold for purchase and pick-up at their local store.

May 15, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is publicly supporting the May 14 Senate vote on Trade Promotion Authority.

May 14, 2015

Denny's Corp. is cooking up something good on the back end.

May 11, 2015

Amazon.com is opening its second 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in New Jersey, in the town of Carteret, as its looks to facilitate same-day deliveries in Manhattan.